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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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4290 Red Wing Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,852 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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This Is The One You Have Been Waiting For. Whether You Are Upsizing Or Down Sizing, This Is The Perfect Size. A Tru 1.5 Story Home With The Master Bedroom Plus 2 Other Bedrooms Down; All En Suite And A Game Room, Media Room And Bedroom With Full B...

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1140 Circle J Trail, Prosper, TX - $530,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,038 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Spectacular Designed Home Located In The Desirable Community Of Saddle Creek In Prosper Texas. This Amazing Home Has Soaring Ceilings Entryway With An Elegant Open Floor Plan Which Offers A Beautiful Staircase. Coffered Ceiling In Formal Dining An...

Photo of Listing #14254282

1201 Circle J Trail, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,385 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Feel Like Royalty Living In This Castle Fit For Any King Or Queen! Hardwood Floors Throughout With Tile Inlay In The Kitchen And Breakfast Room. Butler's Pantry Offers Wine Glass And Bottle Storage. Chef's Dream Kitchen Boasts A Gas Cooktop, Doubl...

920 Willowmist Drive, Prosper, TX - $433,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,704 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Beautiful Two-story Home With 4 Bedrooms And 4.5 Bathrooms In The Heart Of Prosper! Feel The Charm The Moment You Walk Inside To The Arched Entries, Open Concept Layout, And Crown Molding. The Chef In Your Family Will Fall In Love With The Gourmet...

2800 Killdeer Trail, Prosper, TX - $489,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,586 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Spring Delivery! New Shaddock Community In Prosper; Lakes At Legacy! Ideally Located Just 1.5 Miles From Tollway Off 380. One-story Home On 66' Lot, Features An Oversized 2-car Garage With 3rd Car-sized Storage Area, Cathedral Ceilings, And Large ...

2710 Bluegill Lane, Prosper, TX - $509,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,464 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Spring Delivery! New Shaddock Community In Prosper; Lakes At Legacy! Ideally Located Just 1.5 Miles From Tollway Off 380. Oversized Lot And Backyard. This Popular Plan Features An Impressive Curved Staircase, High Ceilings, And Is Ideal For Both D...

Photo of Listing #14255257

301 Timber Ridge Road, Prosper, TX - $464,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,041 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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No Mud No Pid!! Prepare To Be Amazed By This Well Appointed 2 Story New Construction Home. Built By Beazer Homes With Energy Efficency In Mind. This Home Offers Hard Wood Flooring, Study, Ss Appliances, Media, Granite Countertops, And Much More. 2...

3001 Renmuir Drive, Prosper, TX - $450,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,273 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Mls# 14252118 - Built By Ashton Woods Homes - March Completion! ~ New Ashton Woods Home In Prosper Isd Only 14 Miles From Legacy West And Just Minutes From Highway 380 And The Dallas North Tollway. Brick Exterior With A Front Porch, Extended Backy...

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2861 Meadow Dell Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,935 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction! Extended Entry Welcomes With 12-foot Ceiling. Library With French Doors Set At Entry. Guest Suite With Private Full Bathroom. Game Room With French Doors. Formal Dining Room. Kitchen Features An Island With Built-in S...

780 Manchester Avenue, Prosper, TX - $488,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,728 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction! This Open One-story Design Is Located On A Corner Lot. Entry Welcomes With 12-foot Ceiling. Game Room With French Doors Off Extended Entry With 13-foot Coffered Ceiling. Family Room With Ceramic Tile Floor, Wall Of Wi...

3151 Clearwater Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,690 SQFT
  • 26 DAYS
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Mls# 14246198 - Built By Ashton Woods Homes - March Completion! ~ New Ashton Woods Home In Prosper Isd Off Highway 380 And Just Minutes From The Dallas North Tollway Only 14 Miles To Legacy West. Brick And Stone Exterior Home With A Double-volume...

1051 Harvest Hill Drive, Prosper, TX - $469,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,169 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Welcome Home To This Gorgeous Property Located In The Prestigious Golf Course Community Of Gentle Creek With Prosper Isd. Gorgeous Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors, Granite Countertops, Gourmet Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances, Double Ovens, An...

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1561 Ramsbury, Prosper, TX - $499,259

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,538 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Mls# 14245371 - Built By First Texas Homes - April Completion! ~ This 5 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Plan Is Great For Modifying To Suit Your Family’s Needs. Standard Features Include A Study, Living And Dining Areas, Dual Vanities In The Master Bath As Wel...

801 High Willow Drive, Prosper, TX - $439,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,226 SQFT
  • 31 DAYS
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Priced To Sell For You! One-story David Weekley Custom Home With 3,226 Sf Indoor Space And 3 Car Garage. This South-facing 4 Bdrm With Study Welcomes You With A Generous Covered Patio To Advance Into The Shade. Huge Open Kitchen Has A Built-in Des...

921 Drummond Drive, Prosper, TX - $524,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,887 SQFT
  • 32 DAYS
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Hard To Find Over 2800 Square Feet Spotless One Story! 3 Bedrooms And A Study, 3 Full Bathrooms, Huge Family Room, Formal Dining Room, Custom Kitchen All On An Interior Lot! All The Upgrades-plantation Shutters, Hand Scraped Wood Flooring, Ceramic...


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Listing information last updated on January 19th, 2020 at 1:30pm CST.